SAVE List 3

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35 terms · SAVE List 3, including some words from SAVE List A and B

aesthetic

artistically beautiful or pleasing

assiduous

diligent; unceasing, persistent

cajole

to coax with flattery and insincere talk

compel

to pressure by force

cordial

warm and friendly

didactic

morally instructive; boringly pedantic

eclectic

combining elements from a variety of sources

ephemeral

lasting for a markedly brief time

facilitate

to make easy or easier

gregarious

seeking and enjoying others' company

impede

to delay or obstruct the process of

inept

inappropriate; foolish; incompetent

laconic

terse or concise

lugubrious

exaggeratedly mournful or gloomy

misconstrue

to think of or explain wrongly

obstinate

unreasonably determined to have one's own way

phlegmatic

hard to make excited or active; dull

pretentious

claiming to be more important than is so

pugnacious

eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome

reprimand

to scold harshly or formally (also a noun)

scrutinize

to look at carefully or examine closely

surly

bad-tempered; rude and unfriendly

transient

passing away with time; temporary

veracity

truthfulness; accuracy or precision

whimsical

full or characterized by odd or fanciful notations

coercion

the act of forcing to act in a certain way

garrulous

wordy and rambling; talkative

repeal

to revoke, cancel, or annul

brevity

briefness; shortness; terseness

sanguine

cheerfully confident; optimistic

incredulous

disbelieving or skeptical

subtle

slight; not obvious

adversary

opponent; enemy

bilious

irritable

duplicity

tricky or dishonest dealing

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